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Monitor vs. Supervise

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Monitornoun

Someone who watches over something; a person in charge of something or someone.

‘The camp monitors look after the children during the night, when the teachers are asleep.’;

Superviseverb

(transitive) To oversee or direct a task or organization.

‘Without someone to supervise them, the group will lack direction.’;

Monitornoun

A device that detects and informs on the presence, quantity, etc., of something.

Superviseverb

To look over so as to read; to peruse.

Monitornoun

(computing) A device similar to a television set used as to give a graphical display of the output from a computer.

‘The information flashed up on the monitor.’;

Superviseverb

To oversee for direction; to superintend; to inspect with authority; as, to supervise the construction of a steam engine, or the printing of a book.

Monitornoun

A studio monitor or loudspeaker.

Superviseverb

To look over so as to read; to peruse.

Monitornoun

(computing) A program for viewing and editing.

‘a machine code monitor’;

Supervisenoun

Supervision; inspection.

Monitornoun

A student leader in a class.

Superviseverb

watch and direct;

‘Who is overseeing this project?’;

Monitornoun

(nautical) One of a class of relatively small armored warships designed for shore bombardment or riverine warfare rather than combat with other ships.

Superviseverb

keep tabs on; keep an eye on; keep under surveillance

Monitornoun

(archaic) An ironclad.

Superviseverb

observe and direct the execution of (a task or activity)

‘the sergeant left to supervise the loading of the lorries’;

Monitornoun

A monitor lizard.

Superviseverb

observe and direct the work of (someone)

‘nurses were supervised by a consultant psychiatrist’;

Monitornoun

(obsolete) One who admonishes; one who warns of faults, informs of duty, or gives advice and instruction by way of reproof or caution.

Superviseverb

keep watch over (someone) in the interest of their or others' security

‘the prisoners were supervised by two officers’;

Monitornoun

(engineering) A tool holder, as for a lathe, shaped like a low turret, and capable of being revolved on a vertical pivot so as to bring the several tools successively into position.

Monitornoun

A monitor nozzle.

Monitorverb

(transitive) To watch over; to guard.

Monitornoun

One who admonishes; one who warns of faults, informs of duty, or gives advice and instruction by way of reproof or caution.

‘You need not be a monitor to the king.’;

Monitornoun

Hence, specifically, a pupil selected to look to the school in the absence of the instructor, to notice the absence or faults of the scholars, or to instruct a division or class.

Monitornoun

Any large Old World lizard of the genus Varanus; esp., the Egyptian species (Varanus Niloticus), which is useful because it devours the eggs and young of the crocodile. It is sometimes five or six feet long.

Monitornoun

An ironclad war vessel, very low in the water, and having one or more heavily-armored revolving turrets, carrying heavy guns.

Monitornoun

A tool holder, as for a lathe, shaped like a low turret, and capable of being revolved on a vertical pivot so as to bring successively the several tools in holds into proper position for cutting.

Monitornoun

A monitor nozzle.

Monitornoun

display consisting of a device that takes signals from a computer and displays them on a CRT screen

Monitornoun

someone who supervises (an examination)

Monitornoun

someone who gives a warning so that a mistake can be avoided

Monitornoun

an iron-clad vessel built by Federal forces to do battle with the Merrimac

Monitornoun

electronic equipment that is used to check the quality or content of electronic transmissions

Monitornoun

a piece of electronic equipment that keeps track of the operation of a system continuously and warns of trouble

Monitornoun

any of various large tropical carnivorous lizards of Africa and Asia and Australia; fabled to warn of crocodiles

Monitorverb

keep tabs on; keep an eye on; keep under surveillance

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